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The population of the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Metropolitan Kano according to census results and latest population projections.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
1991-11-26
Population
Census
2006-03-21
Population
Projection
2016-03-21
DalaLocal Government Area...418,759582,500
FaggeLocal Government Area...200,095278,300
GwaleLocal Government Area...357,827497,700
Kano MunicipalLocal Government Area...371,243516,400
KumbotsoLocal Government Area166,558294,391409,500
NasarawaLocal Government Area...596,411829,600
TarauniLocal Government Area...221,844308,600
UngogoLocal Government Area168,373365,737508,700
KanoMetropolitan Area1,747,1862,828,8613,931,300

Source: National Population Commission of Nigeria (web), National Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: The population projection assumes the same rate of growth for all LGAs within a state. The undercount of the 1991 census is estimated to be about 25 million. All population figures for Nigeria show high error rates; census results are disputed.